Leroy Robert “Satchel” Paige was born on July 7, 1906, in Mobile, Alabama. Satchel Paige was an American professional baseball pitcher. He played in Negro league baseball and Major League Baseball (MLB).
One of the key factors that made Paige popular, was watching Paige pitch. He pitched with a lot of excitement and that entertained the fans.
Who Are Satchel Paige’s Children And Where Are They Now?
Paige married Janet Howard who was his longtime girlfriend on the 26th of October, 1934. However, they had a separation some years later.
She called for the divorce and served it to Paige when he was about playing a game. He later got married to Lucy Maria Figueroa in the year 1940. However, the marriage wasn’t legal. So, it fizzled away.
He moved on to marry LaHoma Jean Brown in 1946. That union led to 7 children being born. However, LaHoma had a daughter before her marriage to Paige. Robert Paige is the name of one of his children as well as Lula, Caroline, Pam, Rita, and Warren.
When Did Satchel Paige Die?
Satchel Paige died on the 8th of June, 1982 when he was 75 years old.